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2-year-old hospitalized after falling into pool in Mesa

Jul 2, 2024, 5:06 PM

A 2-year-old was hospitalized after falling into a pool in Mesa on July 2, 2024. (Pexels Photo)...

A 2-year-old was hospitalized after falling into a pool in Mesa on July 2, 2024. (Pexels Photo)

(Pexels Photo)

PHOENIX — A 2-year-old was hospitalized after falling into a pool in Mesa on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

The incident happened at a residence near Rio Salado Parkway and Alma School Road, Mesa Fire and Medical said in an email around 4:40 p.m.

The child was conscious, breathing and taken to a hospital for further evaluation.

It was the second child in metro Phoenix to be hospitalized after being pulled out of a pool on Tuesday.

A 2-year-old boy was in critical condition after he was pulled from a backyard pool near 29th Avenue and Union Hills Drive.

No other information was available.

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2-year-old hospitalized after falling into pool in Mesa